Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2011

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What is your opinion on the Sixth Street speed limit increase?

Response Percent
Good decision since the school moved
 
73%
Don’t care either way
 
16%
Bad decision and should have stayed at 20 mph
 
9%
Total 65

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Weather postpones BHS, BJHS basketballl games to Friday
February 24, 2011
Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, the following events for today have been postponed: Freshman, junior varsity and varsity boys and girls basketball at De Soto is postponed to Friday.
NWS issues winter storm warning for region; 3-6 inches of sleet and snow possible
February 24, 2011
Another round of winter is expected to blow through the area today.
BHS girls beat Broncos, edge Cyclones to get back in league race
February 24, 2011
SPRING HILL — Bob Martin walked out of the gymnasium here Tuesday feeling quite happy and with plenty of reason to be pleased. Four days after a last-second victory over Ottawa on senior night, Martin’s Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team crushed the Broncos on their senior night.
Foot injury ends Shoemaker’s sophomore season
February 24, 2011
Bryce Shoemaker will have to wait another year for his chance to become Baldwin High School’s first wrestler to win two state championships. The BHS sophomore injured his foot Feb. 15, just three days before the Class 4A regional tournament.
Bulldogs drop two league contests before tonight’s regular season finale
February 24, 2011
SPRING HILL — Although they were both losses, the past two Baldwin High School boys basketball games looked vastly different. On Friday, the Bulldogs were energetic and competitive against a more-talented Ottawa team that sits tied atop the Frontier League standings.
Baker University sports roundup
February 24, 2011
Jaris Wommack scored a game-high 29 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field and pulled down 11 rebounds, sparking Baker University to a 61-53 men’s basketball victory over Missouri Valley on Saturday at the Collins Center. It marked the Wildcats’ fifth consecutive home victory.
City council reverses Chapel Street speed limit change, approves 6th St. increase
February 24, 2011
Rainbow Experience Preschool parents spoke out Monday at the Baldwin City Council meeting against proposed increased speed limits. They were heard loud and clear. After a brief discussion, the city council unanimously approved to maintain the speed limit on Chapel Street in front of the preschool.
Six Bulldogs qualify for state wrestling tournament
February 24, 2011
HOLTON — Jesse Austin proved studying your opponent can benefit, even in wrestling. In his 285-pound finals match, the Baldwin High School senior used his previous knowledge to his advantage. Austin pinned De Soto’s Hayden Chandler in 40 seconds to win the Class 4A regional title.
Baldwin City’s 2010 crime stats reflect ‘normal year’
February 24, 2011
Although there were 497 criminal reports filed and 537 tickets distributed by the Baldwin City Police Department in 2010, it was an average year according to Greg Neis. The BCPD chief said the numbers from the 2010 statistics report were about par for the past couple of years.
Real World Design state trophy remains at BHS
February 24, 2011
Baldwin High School has created an engineering dynasty that is undefeated in state competitions. For the third-straight year, BHS won the annual Kansas Real World Design Challenge, which has been in existence only three years.
LAC show opens window to local artist’s 45 years
February 24, 2011
The phrase “I am” not only represents a piece of Marsene Feldt’s “Blended Bits + Scintillating Symbols = JOY” art display, which opened Friday at the Lumberyard Arts Center, but it also represents a piece of herself.
Kansas event seeking help
February 24, 2011
Organizers are looking for volunteers for the 22nd annual Kansas Sampler Festival, which will be held May 7 and 8 at Ray Miller Park in Leavenworth.
Filmmakers pose the question: ‘What’s the matter with KS?’
February 24, 2011
Joe Winston and Laura Cohen came to Kansas to film a documentary based on a book of political commentary.